Sonographer
Catholic Health Initiative
 Omaha, NE

Overview

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Sonographer

Location: Maternal Fetal Medicine, will float between CUMC Bergan Clinic and Lakeside Clinic

Hours: PRN, 8a - 5p

Responsibilities

Job Summary / Job Purpose

The Sonographer is responsible for performing obstetrical and gynecologic ultrasound examinations at a technical level in accordance with department protocols and applicable regulatory requirements. Will assume responsibility for the safe, efficient and proper operation of the ultrasound equipment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Produce high quality ultrasound images and obtain appropriate measurements for each exam.
  • Recognize the sonographic appearance of normal and abnormal tissue structures and provide the best image quality for documentation.
  • Document all applicable patient and procedure data consistently and correctly.
  • Obtain and evaluate pertinent patient history and physical findings that may affect the sonographic examination.
  • Explain procedures adequately to patients to maximize patient comfort and cooperation.
  • Appropriate monitoring during all phases of procedure with special care taken to insure patient emotional and physical well-being.
  • Communicate patient information in a professional and courteous manner to patients and to referring physician offices as required.
  • Maintain the ultrasound equipment for cleanliness and ensure proper equipment maintenance and equipment safety.
  • Calibrate and maintain equipment and order supplies when needed.
  • Schedule and coordinate tests.
  • Prepare and maintain operational logs.
  • Assist with Quality Assurance/Improvements audits and activities as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Job Requirements / Qualifications

Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Diagnostic Sonography program required.
  • American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) certification required.

Experience (required and preferred):

  • 2 years related experience required.